Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Wednesday Catch-All: On the Roads

As we did yesterday with cross country news, here's the latest from the Minnesota roads ...

Boren, Polson lead Runner of the Year Standings ... With the bulk of the season in the books, Jenna Boren and Jeremy Polson lead the open divisions of the 2007 Minnesota Running Data Center Runner of the Year standings. Boren, who competes for the TC Running Company, made up a 68-71 point gap on Nicole Cueno of GEAR since rankings were updated in September to now lead 82-77. Boren was the 2006 Minnesota Runner of the Year.

Polson of Run N Fun leads 2006 men's Runner of the Year Chris Lundstrom of Team USA Minnesota by a single point, 85-84. Patrick Russell of GEAR, who Polson has traded the Runner of the Year lead with all season, is third with 83 points.

Full Runner of the Year details, including the leaders for each of the age-groups, can be found HERE.

Help Plan the 2008 Team Circuit & Championships ... USATF-Minnesota will select its road championship events and Team Circuit races on Monday, November 19th at Majors Sports Cafe in Golden Valley at 7:30 p.m, new Men's LDR chair Ed Whetham tells DtB.

"We encourage everyone to attend the selection meeting to voice your suggestions and concerns, and to be involved in the voting process for the 2008 USATF MNTeam Circuit, " he said.

Majors is located on the frontage road north of 394, just east of Louisiana Avenue.

Jason Lehmkuhle -- in Podcast Form ... The running and fitness web-site The Final Sprint recently featured a podcast interview with Team USA Minnesota's Jason Lehmkuhle. Lehmkuhle finished 5th at the Men's Olympic Marathon Trials earlier this month, setting a new PR of 2:12:54.

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